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Gunfright

Gunfright

Gunfright is an arcade adventure video game developed by Ultimate Play the Game and published by U.S. Gold. It was first released for the ZX Spectrum in 1985 and was ported to the Amstrad CPC and the MSX later that year. In the game, the player takes the role of a sheriff in the town of Black Rock and is tasked with eliminating outlaws who are scattered throughout the settlement.The game was developed directly after Nightshade, and re-uses the latter game's Filmation II game engine that allow...
Kutchi language

Kutchi language

Kutchi (/ˈkʌtʃiː/) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in the Kutch region of the Indian state of Gujarat as well as in the Pakistani province of Sindh. The name of the language is also transliterated as Kutchhi, Kachchi, Kachhi or Cutchi.Kutchi is a language spoken in parts of India and Pakistan. It has borrowed some vocabulary from Gujarati. Most Kutchis living in India are bilingual or trilingual, due to exposure to closely related neighbouring languages such as Gujarati. Many Pakistanis are ...
Émile Louis Victor de Laveleye

Émile Louis Victor de Laveleye

Émile Louis Victor de Laveleye (5 April 1822 – 3 January 1892) was a Belgian economist. He was one of the co-founders of the Institut de Droit International in 1873.He was born in Bruges, and educated there and at the Collège Stanislas in Paris, a celebrated establishment in the hands of the Oratorians.He continued his studies at the Catholic University of Louvain and afterwards at Ghent, where he came under the influence of François Huet the philosopher and Christian Socialist. In 1844 ...
Robert Herbert

Robert Herbert

Sir Robert George Wyndham Herbert, GCB (12 June 1831 – 6 May 1905), was the first Premier of Queensland, Australia.Born in Brighton, England on 12 June 1831, Herbert was the only son of the Hon. Algernon Herbert, a younger son of the first Earl of Carnarvon. He was educated at Eton and Balliol College, Oxford. He won a Balliol scholarship in 1849 and subsequently the Hertford and Ireland scholarships. He took a first class in classical moderations, won the Latin verse prize in 1852, and obtai...
Harland Williams

Harland Williams

Harland Reesor Williams (born November 14, 1962) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, author, artist, musician and radio personality.Harland Reesor Williams was born on November 14, 1962, in Toronto, Ontario, to Lorraine Mary (née O'Donnell), a social worker, and John Reesor Williams, a lawyer who served as a member of the Ontario legislature from 1975 to 1985. He is the middle child of five with two older and two younger sisters.Harland holds dual citizenship with Canada and the United St...
The Big Gundown (album)

The Big Gundown (album)

The Big Gundown is an album by American composer and saxophonist/multi-instrumentalist John Zorn. It comprises radically reworked covers of tracks by the Italian film composer Ennio Morricone.The album is named after a 1966 spaghetti western of the same name, directed by Sergio Sollima, starring Lee Van Cleef, and scored by Morricone. The album was first released in 1985 on the Nonesuch/Icon label. In 2000 a remastered 15th Anniversary Edition with additional tracks was released on CD on Zorn...
Bang Pahan District

Bang Pahan District

Bang Pahan (Thai: บางปะหัน; IPA: [bāːŋ pā.hǎn]) is a district (amphoe) in the northern part of Ayutthaya Province.The district was originally named Nakhon Luang Nai, but was renamed in 1916 to Bang Pahan as the name of central tambon.The Phuan people from Vientiane who migrated around this area in the reign of King Rama II established the settlement. They also built a windmill in their village, thus the village was named Ban Kanghan after the Thai word for windmill (Kanghan, กังหัน). The...
Akhmim

Akhmim

Akhmim (Egyptian Arabic: أخميم‎‎, pronounced [ʔæxˈmiːm]; from Egyptian: Khent-min ; Coptic: Khmin ) is a city in the Sohag Governorate of Upper Egypt. Referred to by the ancient Greeks as Khemmis, Chemmis and Panopolis, it is located on the east bank of the Nile, 4 miles to the northeast of Sohag.Akhmim was known in Ancient Egypt as Ipu, Apu or Khent-min. It was the capital of the ninth (Chemmite) nome of Upper Egypt. The city is a suggested hometown for Yuya, the official of Tuthmosis I...
H. Allen Smith

H. Allen Smith

Harry Allen Wolfgang Smith (December 19, 1907—February 24, 1976) was an American journalist and humorist whose books were popular in the 1940s and 1950s, selling millions of copies.Smith was born in McLeansboro, Illinois, where he lived until the age of six. His family moved to Decatur in 1913 and then to Defiance, Ohio, finally arriving in Huntington, Indiana. It was at this point Smith dropped out of high school and began working odd jobs, eventually finding work as a journalist.He began in...

Richard Spencer (Royal Navy officer)

Captain Sir Richard Spencer KCH (9 December 1779 – 24 July 1839) the son of Richard Spencer, a London merchant. He was a sea captain of the Royal Navy who served in a number of battles, particularly against the French. Later in life he settled in Albany, Western Australia and was appointed Government Resident in 1833. He was born in Southwark, in London's dockland, and died at Strawberry Hill Government Farm, Mira Mar in Albany, Western Australia. Naval careerHe joined the ship's complement o...

Dennis Canavan

Dennis Andrew Canavan (born 8 August 1942) is a Scottish politician. He was the Member of Parliament for Falkirk West from 1974 to 2000 (known as West Stirlingshire from 1974 to 1983), first as a member of the Labour Party, and then as an Independent. He then served as an Independent Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for Falkirk West from 1999 to 2007.In 2014, he was the chair of the Advisory Board of Yes Scotland, the campaign for a Yes vote in the Scottish independence referendum, 201...
Faraday Future

Faraday Future

Faraday Future is an American start-up technology company focused on the development of intelligent electric vehicles. Faraday Future was established in 2014 and is headquartered in Gardena, California. Since its inception in 2014, the company has grown to 750 employees globally. Their financial partners are LeEco, a Chinese consumer electronics company, led by Jia Yueting.Faraday Future is named for one of the founding principles of electric motor technology known as Faraday's Law. Faraday's...
Derek Forbort

Derek Forbort

Derek Forbort (born March 4, 1992) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing as a prospect the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL).Forbort played his junior season of high school hockey for Duluth East High School in 2008–09, finishing with 28 points in 21 games, and was named a regional All-Star. He was the all star player on his Duluth men's league team racking up over 79 points in eleven games. He completed the season by playing nine games with t...
Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (Germany)

Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (Germany)

The Federal Ministry for Food and Agriculture (German: Bundesministerium für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft), abbreviated BMEL, is a cabinet-level ministry of the Federal Republic of Germany. Its headquarters are located in Bonn with a second major office in Berlin. From 1949 to 2001 it was known as the Ministry for Food, Agriculture and Forests (German: Bundesministerium für Ernährung, Landwirtschaft und Forsten). Through an organizational order by the German Chancellor on 22 on January 2001 i...
The Haunted Mask (TV special)

The Haunted Mask (TV special)

The Haunted Mask is a two-part horror television special that first aired on October 27, 1995, based on R. L. Stine's book of the same name. It follows Carly Beth, a timid girl who buys a Halloween mask that would not come off. José Rivera wrote the TV special, and Timothy Bond served as director. The special starred Kathryn Long as Carly Beth, Kathryn Short as Sabrina, George Davis as Steve and Amos Crawley as Chuck, and by March 12, 1996, it was released on VHS.Carly Beth Caldwell (Kathryn ...
Averse Sefira

Averse Sefira

Averse Sefira was a black metal band from Austin, Texas.Averse Sefira was formed in 1996 by guitarist and vocalist Sanguine Mapsama and bassist Wrath Sathariel Diabolus. Their demo, Blasphomet Sin Abset, was released later that year. It featured a drum machine in lieu of a live drummer. Three years later, in 1999, their first full-length album, which was entitled Homecomings March, was released on Arrogare Records, their own label which was created specifically for the purpose of releasing th...
Burger Lambrechts

Burger Lambrechts

Burger Lambrechts (born 3 April 1973 in Phalaborwa) is a South African shot putter.He attended Laerskool Nelspruit, where he was head-boy in 1986 and Hoërskool Waterkloof, where he was vice head-boy in 1991. As far as tertiary education is concerned, Lambrechts attained a BSC (Genetics) from the University of Pretoria in 1995 and a BA ("Biology") from Western Michigan University in 1996.His international career started with a fifteenth place at the 1992 World Junior Championships. The followi...
Ouvrage Chesnois

Ouvrage Chesnois

Ouvrage Chesnois, also known as Ouvrage Chênois, is a gros ouvrage of the Maginot Line, located in the Fortified Sector of Montmédy, facing Belgium. The ouvrage lies between the towns of Montlibert and Thonne-le-Thil. It possesses six combat blocks. It is located between gros ouvrage Thonnelle and petit ouvrvage La Ferté. The position was sabotaged and abandoned by French forces that were ordered to retreat from the exposed position in June 1940 during the Battle of France. The ouvrage is now...
Long Eaton United F.C.

Long Eaton United F.C.

Long Eaton United F.C. is a football club in Long Eaton, Derbyshire, England. They play in the Midland League Premier Division.The club were established in 1956 and joined the Midland Football League in 1961. They were founding members of the Northern Counties East Football League in 1982.Long Eaton United have played at Grange Park, Long Eaton, since their founding in 1956. In their first season, the team—then known as 'The Stripes'—finished second in the Central Alliance League, Division On...
Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC (a merger of Jazz Pharmaceuticals and Azur Pharma PLC) is a biopharmaceutical company which specializes of identifying, developing and commercializing pharmaceutical products. One of the company's most significant products is the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved drug, Xyrem (Sodium Oxybate - another term for the identical substance more commonly referred to as GHB Gamma Hydroxy Butrate).In 2007, the company pled guilty to felony charges relate...
Mekilta le-Sefer Devarim

Mekilta le-Sefer Devarim

—— Tannaitic ———— 400–600 ———— 650–900 ———— 900–1000 ———— 1000–1200 ———— Later ———— Torah ———— Nevi'im ———— Ketuvim ——The Mekhilta le-Sefer Devarim (Hebrew: מכילתא לספר דברים) is a halakic midrash to Deuteronomy from the school of Rabbi Ishmael which is no longer extant. No midrash by this name is mentioned in Talmudic literature, nor do the medieval authors refer to such a work. Although Maimonides says in his introduction to the Yad ha-ḤazaḲah, "R. Ishmael explained from 'we-eleh shemot' to...
Mannar Mathai Speaking

Mannar Mathai Speaking

Mannar Mathai Speaking is a 1995 Malayalam comedy film written by Siddique-Lal, produced and directed by Mani C. Kappan, and starring Mukesh, Saikumar, Innocent, Vani Viswanath, and Biju Menon in the main roles. It is the sequel to Ramji Rao Speaking (1989) and was followed by Mannar Mathai Speaking 2 (2014.) The main plotline has been borrowed from the Alfred Hitchcock classic Vertigo.Priyadarshan adapted certain subplots of the film for his Hindi film, Bhagam Bhag (2006) which went on to be...

Medical Technology Group

The Medical Technology Group (MTG) is a not for profit organisation in the United Kingdom comprising patient groups, research charities and medical device manufacturers. Its stated aim is to "work together to improve patient access to effective medical technologies". The Group launched in 2000.Current members of the MTG are:In June 2016, the Medical Technology Group published its report 'Déjà Review - what lessons can be learned from the past?'. The report identified 17 different organisation...

Relative survival

Relative survival of a disease, in survival analysis, is calculated by dividing the overall survival after diagnosis by the survival as observed in a similar population not diagnosed with that disease. A similar population is composed of individuals with at least age and gender similar to those diagnosed with the disease.When describing the survival experience of a group of people or patients typically the method of overall survival is used, and it presents estimates of the proportion of peop...
Bala transmitting station

Bala transmitting station

The Bala transmitting station is a facility for television transmission sited about 6 km east of the town of Bala in Gwynedd, north Wales. It consists of a self-supporting 45 m lattice steel mast standing on high ground about 310 m above sea level. It is owned and operated by Arqiva.Currently the site provides digital TV to the area.The station was built by the ITA in 1967 to provide a 405-line ITV Band III (VHF) TV service for the area, and was officially classed as a relay of...
Writing in the Margins

Writing in the Margins

Writing in the Margins is the tenth studio album by folk singer-songwriter John Gorka. It was released on July 11, 2006 by Red House Records and debuted at number one on the Folk Music Radio Airplay Chart. One departure from previous recordings is the inclusion of a couple of cover songs that blend nicely with Gorka's own compositions. Gorka received some encouragement from Nanci Griffith to record Townes Van Zandt's "Snow Don't Fall", and pays tribute to a personal hero by covering Stan Roge...

List of ghost towns in Newfoundland and Labrador

The following is a list of known abandoned communities in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.Located on Brunette Island in Fortune bay. Presently a wild life sanctuary. Arctic hare were introduced. It was also where buffalo were placed as an experiment. Unfortunately all the buffalo eventually died. Resettled around 1957. Peak population was about 300. It had a lighthouse but it has been replaced with a minor aid to navigation.

Lunopolis

Lunopolis is a 2010 American direct-to-video science fiction film directed by Matthew Avant. The film is presented in found footage style and takes place in the weeks preceding the rumored events of the 2012 prophecies. Two documentary filmmakers discover a mysterious device and begin to unravel a conspiracy involving the moon, time travel, and a very powerful organization who will stop at nothing to protect their secret.Footage on the news shows what seems like proof of a paranormal event. T...

Isochrony

Isochrony is the postulated rhythmic division of time into equal portions by a language. Rhythm is an aspect of prosody, others being intonation, stress and tempo of speech.Three alternative ways in which a language can divide time are postulated:The idea as such was first expressed by Kenneth L. Pike in 1945, though the concept of language naturally occurring in chronologically and rhythmically equal measures is found at least as early as 1775 (in Prosodia Rationalis). This has implications ...

4th Parliament of Ontario

The 4th Parliament of Ontario was in session from June 5, 1879 until February 1, 1883, just prior to the 1883 general election. The majority party was the Liberal Party led by Oliver Mowat.Charles Clarke served as speaker for the assembly.
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